July 2016 archive

Paella Night

Paella Night Rio Style Ashford Carbonell Village Hall Saturday 20th August 6.30pm Music by Steve Leighton

Kids Stuff

Who said bowls is a sport for the elderly? The “Bowling for the Pig” competition, organised by the Club as part of the Queen’s Birthday Celebration, attracted far more children than adults, despite the enormous prize of £10 in a pink plastic piggy bank. This valuable trophy was won by 13 years old Georgina Curtis, …

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Thank You

Janie Jones and Jackie Brundrett would like to thank everyone who donated to the sponsored cycle ride we have recently taken part in. The total amount the 23 participants raised for the Air Ambulance was just in excess of £8000. The main group of riders cycled 148 miles in 2 days. Janie and I complet-ed …

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Bienvenue a Bourgogne

The Ashford Carbonell wine group recently set out upon its annual pilgrimage to the wineries of Europe, this year exploring Burgundy. Travelling by Whittles coach, a small number from Ashford were joined by others from All Stretton, Ludlow, and Tenbury Wells, picking up more en route as we journeyed south to Folkstone – and hence …

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Ashford Carbonell Celebration for the Queen’s 90th Birthday

How wonderfully lucky and blessed we are in Ashford Carbonell. Saturday 11th June brought the most perfect weather and large turn out of Village people to celebrate our Queen’s 90th Birthday. What fun it was. The field and hall were set up to welcome everybody of all ages, inviting them to enjoy themselves and that …

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Trevor in the Dark

You may remember that after an off roading episode across Oldwood Common, T3 successfully completed his annual MOT. A few weeks later, a further trip to The Fountain at Tenbury was attempted, this time by a completely new and longer route via Leysters and a loop further southwards to Bockleton and then back to Oldwood …

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Jeanne Hunt

I would like to thank all of you in the village who not only supported Mum in so many ways while she was not in good health, but were a huge support to me during some difficult times. So many of you helped make her funeral an occasion of which we should all be immensely …

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Inter village Cricket Match

What a wonderful day we all had playing Inter Village Cricket at Downton on the May Bank holiday. Ashford had such a good turn out that we were able to offer Umpires, Scorers and Players to the other teams! The downside of this was that we lost, but despite this the last over was gripping …

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Ashford Carbonel Church Restoration Project

As readers may have seen, the summer edition of the Reflections Newspaper from Hereford Diocese contained an article on the Roof Restoration of St Mary Magdalene Church. Some may not be familiar with the people in the photograph accompanying the article. To clarify they are from left to right: Stephen Treasure, Christine Parry, David Robinson, …

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Historic churches sponsored bike ride

It seems ridiculous to bring this to peoples attention in July but this annual event will creep up all too soon .This year it will be on Saturday 10th September . Last year three of us set out –maybe this year there maybe others who might like to take on the challenge !! As always …

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